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5 romantic date ideas for you and your sweetheart
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February is a month known for Valentine’s Day and love, and it makes the perfect time to plan a fun getaway for yourself and your special someone. 

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Blue Bicycle restaurant

The Dawson County area has a variety of fun activities to do with your special someone, from outdoor activities, unique restaurants and a close proximity to other cities and towns that would make a perfect day trip. 

Here are a few of our favorite ideas.

Eat a romantic dinner at The Blue Bicycle restaurant

The Blue Bicycle is one of Dawsonville’s truly unique small town restaurants. The sit-down restaurant serves moderately priced, delicious meals and offers a variety of beer, wine and cocktail options. 

The restaurant’s menu blends French-style food with a southern flair that you can’t find anywhere else in the county. 

All of the meals at the Blue Bicycle are made with fresh ingredients and range from simple salads and soups to filets and seafood. Tucked away near the outlet mall in Dawson County, the Blue Bicycle can make a perfect date night restaurant. 

For more information on the Blue Bicycle including its menu and hours, visit

Stay the night at Amicalola Falls Lodge 

Paths around the inn wind through beautiful butterfly gardens. - photo by Ben Hendren

Another of Dawson County’s outdoor attractions is Amicalola Falls, which boasts a whole slew of hiking trails and outdoor adventures. 

You can hike, zipline, or participate in a variety of other activities like watching a Birds of Prey show.

You can then stay the night at the Amicalola Falls Lodge, which boasts rooms with views, private cabins and a restaurant that offers a unique dining experience.

For the truly adventurous couple, take the trail from the top of the falls up to the Len Foote Hike Inn, a back country inn only accessible via the hiking trail. The five-mile trail will take you past picturesque woodland views to the sprawling lodge where you can shower, eat delicious homemade meals and stay the night in the rustic bunkhouse. 

For more information on the Amicalola Falls Lodge, visit

Take a day trip to Blue Ridge

If you’re in the mood for a fun day trip, yet another of North Georgia’s most unique towns is less than an hour away from Dawsonville. Blue Ridge, Ga is a sweet little town offering a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities as well as unique cabins to stay in, restaurants to try and downtown shops to browse through.

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While in Blue Ridge, you and your special someone can check out outdoor activities like hiking, mini golfing, zip lining, a drive in theater, winery tours and rides on the Blue Ridge scenic railway. Blue Ridge also offers a large variety of indoor activities, like escape rooms, the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Center, the Blue Ridge Community Theater 

For more information on Blue Ridge and all its attractions, visit

Take an overnight trip to a treehouse Airbnb

Did you know that there’s an Airbnb in Dawson County that’s nestled in the treetops? That’s right, a tree house hotel right here in the Dawson County area. 

This romantic luxury treehouse has one king bedroom and a common area with a queen size sofa bed and would make the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. 

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Dawson County offers a variety of romantic date ideas, from overnight stays to fun day trips.

The treehouse has a full bathroom, living room, kitchenette with a microwave, toaster, sink and French press for coffee, and outside area with a picnic table, sitting area, grill, fire pit and pizza oven. It also has heat, air conditioning and running water

Bed and Bough is in the middle of 5 acres of land and is close to both Dawsonville, Dahlonega and all the attractions both cities hold. The Bed and Bough owners have several other airbnb locations throughout Dawsonville and Dahlonega, and all of the locations can be found online at

For more information on the Bed and Bough luxury treehouse airbnb, visit

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Go on a picnic at Main Street Park

One of the many fun ways to spend time with your significant other in Dawson County is through the county’s dozens of outdoor attractions. The county is full of beautiful parks, including the City of Dawsonville’s Main Street Park. 

Main Street Park offers walking trails and green spaces that make for the perfect picnic location. Take a walk through the picturesque park with your significant other and pack a picnic lunch or grab food from one of the city’s nearby local restaurants. 

While you’re at the park, you can also go visit nearby attractions like the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, or you can walk up into downtown Dawsonville and visit the little shops in town. 

For more information on Main Street Park, visit